This thesis contains six shortened chapters of the novel We All Fall Down. We All Fall Down is an emotional story of an average woman, Ava, whose greatest desire in life is to be a mother, and the moment she becomes one, everything all comes falling down. The story begins with Ava giving birth to her first child in the hospital delivery room, when she and her husband Carter soon realize that something has gone terribly wrong. Their first child has been born a stillborn baby. The story illustrates how this couple deals with the aftermath of a death of a baby they never knew. When faced with a parent's greatest heartbreak, are they strong enough to move on? And ithey are, is another baby in their future? We All Fall Down is a story about how to pick yourself up after you fall down, and that no matter how tough a situation becomes that you are faced with, with a little strength and love, goodness will eventually follow.